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Episode 26: Science Rendezvous

Smile big or go home! We are thrilled to have Lynda Colgan join us to talk about the upcoming Science Rendezvous event – and the very exciting highlights, what resources are available for teachers to use in their classroom, online workshops, and what makes this event special for kids and adults. Intro Music by: Trevor […]

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Episode 25: Working with your community to integrate sustainability into your classroom with special guest Dan Hendry

Earth Day is coming up on April 22, 2022. The theme this year Celebrate Every Day! And we couldn’t think of a better person to have on our podcast and talk about sustainability in your classroom than Dan Hendry. On this episode, he’ll talk about sustainability projects big and small – and how to work with […]

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Episode 24: Social Media and Critical Digital Literacy in the Classroom with Claire Ahn

Not sure how to handle social media in your classroom? Find out from Dr. Claire Ahn, Assistant Professor of Multiliteracies at Queen’s Faculty of Education. Chris and Claire discuss three big questions with lots of ideas for the best way to integrate conversations into your classroom sprinkled throughout the podcast: Why is it important that […]

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Episode 23: Black History Month

We are thrilled to have Rosalie Griffith (https://twitter.com/msrgriffith), Secondary School Principal with the Toronto District School Board, join us to talk about Black History month. She shares her personal experience growing up as a black student in Ontario schools and answers three questions for us. What is black history and its history in Canada?  What […]

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Episode 22: Outdoor Education with Vreeken and Paul Gifford

Join new host Chris Carlton as he speaks with outdoor education enthusiasts and Queen’s alumni Erik Vreeken and Paul Gifford about the benefits and opportunities of taking teaching and learning outdoors! Erik Vreeken (Ed’92) currently teaches grade 6 for the LDSB and bring 29 years of teaching experience. I Paul Gifford (Ed’94) is a consultant […]

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Students with Exceptionalities and the Pandemic with Dr. Ian Matheson

Vulnerable youth are being impacted by the pandemic. Faculty member Dr Ian Matheson, who researches students with exceptionalities, discusses ways that the pandemic has positively and negatively affected students with exceptionalities and talks about some strategies teachers and parents are using to navigate teaching in a pandemic environment. Please note this podcast was recorded in […]

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How Gegi the Unicorn is Welcoming Gender Diversity Featuring special guest Kel Martin

Want to create a welcoming school community? Master of Education student Kel Martin joins us to discuss the importance of gegi.ca, and his involvement with the project. Gegi.ca is a website that was recently created by our own Dr. Lee Airton, as well as Dr. Kyle Kirkup (University of Ottawa), and their research team to […]

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Session 1: Fostering Inclusivity and Belonging in the Online Classroom

This fall our Knowledge Forum conference moved online and we were able to bring together our alumni and faculty to share their ideas and experiences about teaching and learning during a pandemic. We are excited to release these sessions on Popular Podagogy for your auditory enjoyment! Session 1 Dr. Andrew Campbell (DR.ABC) speaks about diversity […]

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DR.ABC

Dr. Andrew Campbell (DR.ABC) joins us to discuss diversity in the online classroom, intentionality with your actions as a teacher, and how to make a difference in the fight against anti-black racism. Dr. Campbell is also the first speaker at our Knowledge Forum Fall Series on November 12 2020.  

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Student of Mystery

The Eastern Ontario Staff Development Network (EOSDN), a consortium of Eastern Ontario District School Boards and the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University, recently developed a Math Monograph using a Student of Mystery approach.  In this episode Eleanor Newman, Tammy Billen, and Danielle LaPointe-McEwan of the EOSDN join us to explain how this approach can […]

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